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is the author of branding new york how the city to soldier -- >> the disabled son of ben bradlee and sally quinn discusses the difficulties of being both mentally and physically disabled while growing up among the washington elite. quinn bradlee appears with his mother in sterling, virginia. this event lasts an hour. >> okay, we're going to -- we're going to get started. i thought i would talk a little bit first about my experience as a mother with quinn. and then i'll start asking him questions and then you can get a sense of the family dynamic here. quinn's book is called "a different life". and it's a takeoff on my husband's book. my husband is ben bradlee who's the former editor of the "washington post" who wrote a book called "a good life: newspapering and other adventures. when quinn decided to write his book being learning disabled he decided to write "a different life: growing up learning disabled and other adventures" and it really tells the story of quinn growing up starting with when he was born. a lot of that part comes from what we have told him but his reactions to his life as he s
with intellectual disabilities. her brother, senator ted kennedy. >> after president kennedy was sworn in, he used to joke with the other members of the family that he always feared seeing eunice because eunice always had an agenda. >> woodruff: in the summer of 1963 she ran a camp for developmentally disabled children and adults at the home in maryland that she shared with her husband, sargent shriver, who helped launch the peace corps. her husband, tim, recalled a remarkable scene. >> i remember very clearly, i don't remember exactly what age, five or six years old, i remember looking out my window in the morning and see people come from institutions, get off yellow school buss, empty into the backyard, raise the american flag, sing songs and then fan out for kickball or for swimming or for horseback riding in this beautiful maryland farm. it took me a long time to realize that that wasn't normal, you know, to have 100 or so young people with intellectual disabilities in your backyard, wasn't a normal summer activity. >> woodruff: that fall, her brother, the president, was assassinated. >> sarge
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the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800.974.6006 tty/v today. diabetes and cancer. and they've heard that biomedical research offers hope, that it could control, maybe even cure, their disease. senator barbara mikulski understands the importance of innovative biomedical research, for patients, their families, and our economy here in maryland. call senator mikulski today. tell her, thanks for protecting the promise of biomedical research and the maryland jobs it provides. it's not just the future, it's life. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >>> because and doors, he hopes still lives -- the cause endures. >> now he is a remarkable -- he has a 50-year career that came to an end. that is the big story today. the passing of senator ted kennedy is not only the end of an impressive career but a political dynasty as well. reaction is pouring in. we will hear from his colleagues in congress, but we want to begin where much of his work was done, in washington. good afternoon. >> an icon, a frien
are online. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800-974-6006 tty/v today and for only $79.99 a month for 12 months with a 3 year contract you'll also get our award winning internet security suite, unlimited nationwide calling, and over $180 back in available online rebates. plus, the reliability of the verizon network. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800-974-6006 tty/v today for the verizon single line business pak and data protection pak. one of the many tools in the verizon small business toolbox. . >>> the do you, the nasdaq, s and n all up for the week. looks like a good day on wall street. >>> good news from the nation's housing market. the national association of realtors reports that home sales have posted the biggest increase in the last ten years. it's attribute to do the first time home buyers taking vac of a $8,000 tax credit. that's raising hopes that the housing crisis may be losening its grip. >>> only in italy, producers of the country's famous parmesan cheeses in bank vaults. the banks are accepting the cheese as collateral fo
the disabled kids and put them on a baseball field and let them enjoy we'll get that and more. great show today. >> great show. here is justin berk with a look at our weather first. >>> we have good stuff showing up right now. we have showers on maryland's most powerful doppler radar it may hold our temperatures down in some spots today. we did not hit 90 degrees and we're not going to come close today as we begin to cool things down. we have ourselves a little band of rain from mount airy and stretching to the south sections. a little sprinkle in canton and heading over on the east side. not active right now. but just beginning as we roll through today, showers and thunderstorms at any point in time. on the low end of the 2-degree guarantee, 856789 but places that already have the rain, you may hold a few notches lower than that. definitely more toll rehabilitate than the last couple of days. >>> now to the top stories. and we start with a shooting in south baltimore. the person shot was community activist miss shirley that was watching tv in her house when the shots ring out. the shoot be hap
magnificent with the tear-jerker, fighting against the odds, helping those who were sick and disabled to even the playing field. for me, it was a very fitting tribute today. you think about his life's work, believed america was the land of the right for all, not privileges just for the few. so it was that marvelous sense that characterized his life's work and, therefore, would be his legacy. >> did it strike you as the turnout that we saw there? clearly, you have clee formthre presidents there, a huge family and friends of all walks of life who have poured out in this rain as they're in fwoft pay trbosto tribute to them. talk about the perm stories of how he touched their lives and how he reached out to the commoner, people he didn't know and made a huge impact on them. >> in the rain is liquid sunshine. it rains in life, the rachb min fall. he sailed in the rain. people are, homeless, in the rain today, the unemployed are in the rain today, those who do not have health care are in the rain today. he's not just a fair weather kind of guy. when i look back at the six bills ending conditions fo
people with mental disabilities. >> well done. >> reporter: in 1968 she founded the special olympics. what you are winning by your courageous effort she told the athletes is far greater than any gain. you are winning life itself. >> don't keep them away from something that can change their lives and give them a new vision and give their parents a new vision of them just because they don't want in the community osay your child is special. >> reporter: her dead case to public -- her dedication to public service came from her family, the fifth of nine children in the famous kennedy clan. her sister was disabled. after her brother became president she pushed for action on behalf of the disabled. two years later jfk would be assassinated. >> they are among the visitors at the grave. >> reporter: as the kennedy, eunice kennedy shriver knew tragedy. her brother bobby was also assassinated during his presidential campaign. she buried her nephew, mother and supported ted kennedy as scandal scrapped his presidential ambitions. >> i will not be a candidate for the presidency of the united stat
afternoon. i am mindy basara. today we remember our real trailblazer for the disabled, a maryland resident, and the matriarch of the kennedy family. eunice kennedy shriver passed away at the hospital surrounded by her family. tracie potts looks back at her life. >> a couple of a member of the kennedy family, eunice kennedy shriver war the mantle of public-service largely out to the public eye. unlike her siblings, john, bobby, and ted. her life's work was inspired by another sibling, rose mary, who was born mentally retarded. she founded the special olympics in 1968, inviting people with mental disabilities to showcase their abilities. >> each time you run and jump, you will save others everywhere , "come to our world, where we are free, free to choose our sport." >> her husband, at sargent shriver, co-founded the peace corps and ran for vice president with george mcgovern in 1972. pearse son-in-law, arnold schwarzenegger, is governor of california. she produced a television special on religious faith, binding the kennedys through generations. she focused on the story of mary and jesus. >>
i was so moved by both of his sons talking about their own experiences with disability as part of their tributes at the funeral and senator kennedy understood disability probably as well as anyone in the united states senate. >> had you heard those stories before and, of course, we know his sister rose also having her bout with disabilities, and that was something that the family was extremely conscientious about. >> no question. you know, it's interesting, ted kennedy, jr. served on my board of directors at the american association of people with disabilities, and i never heard him tell that story. so i was hearing it for the first time with so many viewers, and it was so moving, and the message of the story is the message of the disability movement. the idea that disability is a natural part of human experience and we shouldn't let it stop us from achieving our dreams. >> so without this law, without the disabilities act, how do you suppose your career would have been able to go forward or do you suppose your life if you try to look back might it gone a different route withou
great services, for the price of 2. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800.974.6006 tty/v this if fios. this is big. captions by: caption colorado, llc (800) 775-7838 e- mail: comments@captioncolorado.com >>> "good morning, maryland" at 9:00. i'm jamie costello. >> i'm justin berk. sorry about that. you have the man show here. >> baltimore restaurant week there's your apron, baby. there you go. you know when this started it was 30 restaurants we were participating. now it's up to 120. >> that's a big number to put on the back. >> yeah. chef mark is here. ed who runs the place just told me his daughter is now in graduate school and his son is in the third year of college. where did the time go. >>> speaking of time. today's the day. >> what's that? >> megan pringle's getting married. she's going to do it live on abc 2. that would be nice, wouldn't it? >> she's streaming this right now on the internet getting her nails ready. >> all right, megan. way to go. celeste casse are. o is here. you get coupons, right? yeah, you do. so she will tell bus balt
, a disabled vehicle still there at stevenson on the outer loop not causing delays, we don't have any. there's a look at speed around the beltway, everything looking very nice there, and same goes for your drive times on the top and the west side of the beltway as well as 95, all what they should be. there's a look at the topside at park heights avenue. no issues there, everything looking good at liberty road and on 95 at 162. remember wjz 13 is always on, traffic information, any time log on. >> here is what people are talking about the national debate continues to heat up. today maryland senator will host another town haul meeting this time, out in -- on monday night. that quickly escalateed into a shouting match. now adam may sits down with the senator and finds out what this is all about. >> i don't think it furthers the debate if you intentionally put out information that's false. >> is that happening. >> yes, there has been information that's put out that's clearly false. >>> senator ben cardin sits with us for a one on one interview follow thing rowdy town hall meeting on monday pack
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who was their voice for 47 years. the disabled, children who now have health insurance and union laborers like jimmy. >> he was my man. he was massachusetts. without him, man, i don't know what we're gonna do now. >> reporter: so many that the jfk library where senator kennedy lies in repose for an extended period of time. >> he would have just loved this. >> reporter: robert kennedy, jr. who spent hours thanking visitors for coming said it reminded him of the crowds who came to say good-bye to his father. >> broad section of america. you know, middle class, working class people carrying american flags and big signs that say good-bye teddy. >> reporter: thousands more with the 70-mile journey where niece carolyn kennedy likely touched the hearse to boston where mayor men mean know rang the bell at faneuil hall 47 times. one for each year kennedy served in the senate. >> he's a national treasure, but he's just so close to our hearts in a personal way. >> reporter: they came to say good-bye, and one other thing. >> our little way of saying thank you. >> reporter: thank you for near
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the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800.974.6006 tty/v today. live, local, late-breaking. this is wbal 11 news. >> good afternoon, everyone. jennifer franciotti. the big story, and alert. overnight thunderstorm struck to our area. at we are under a flash flood watch. john collins is in the insta- weather center with a look at the forecast. more rain? >> absolutely. last night was very noisy and the baltimore area. thunder and lightning. the storms were very intense. they were not severe because there was not a lot of wind, just a lot of rain and thunder and lightning. let's look at the radar back then starting at midnight. that is when the noise started. you can see what it looked like, bring intense storms in montgomery county, western howard county and southern cal county. i will advance it. the and the storms will keep rolling through. a lot of lightning with the storms. some torrential rains fell as well. as far as the rain totals, much of carroll county, the central portion of baltimore county, and in extreme northern howard county received anywhere from 2 i
: kennedy's mentally disabled sister rosemary and his own son's cancer were big influences on form his views. >> he thought all people should have as good healthcare as the kennedy family had. >> reporter: while he was known as a tough fighter for the causes he championed, that was not the only sign of ted kennedy. he was very personal. >> reporter: peter finn worked on the first campaign and said some of the closest friends were on the other side of the political aisle. >> he cared about his colleagues. he went to them when the families were struck by tragedy as his family was. >> reporter: senator kennedy's death comes at a critical time for the healthcare debate with fiery townhall meetings across the country. as recurrently as last spring to be his last white house appearance and the senator who led the fight pledged to carry on until he could fight no more. i am looking forward to being a foot soldier and we will not fail this time. >> reporter: senator kennedy gave up the seat so he could concentrate his effort. his illness forced the senator to the sidelines for much of the detail bai
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disabilities. >> reporter: her sole surviving brother edward kennedy is battling brain cancer. in a statement released, shriver is described as amazing, a living prayer, and a center of power. senator kennedy said his earliest memory of his sister was as a young girl with great humor, sharp wit, and a boundless passion to make a difference. lindsey davis, abc news, new york. >> and eunice kennedy shriver in essence started special olympics when she hosted kids with disabilities for a summer camp in her potomac, maryland backyard. this is video from last month's maryland special olympics at towson university. her sotimothy, who was also the chairman of the special olympics says his mom believed that people with intellectual disabilities could individually and collectively achieve more than anyone thought possible. >>> now to a developing story. the white house is not backing down on one of the administration's top priorities -- health care reform. hoping to calm fears and clarify details, president obama was on the road today at another town hall meeting. and kelly swoope has details. >> repor
. the presidential sister who founded the special olympics and helped show that the mentally disabled can lead productive lives has died at the age of 88. the kennedy family is remembering her as the light of their lives. the sister of president john f. kennedy and wife to one-time vice presidential candidate sergeant shriver, eunice kennedy shriver was surrounded by loved ones when she died early this morning. she will be missed by family across the country and the world. because of the special olympics and the woman who helped change america's image of the mentally disabled. >> my mother has been, you know, a key leader in the field of mental retardation special needs and intellectual disabilities. >> as the mother of special olympians, it's change his life. >> maryland special olympic events like the one at towson university, the summer games, they've always been successful. shriver's sole surviving brother, edward kennedy says he will always remember his sister's humor, sharp wit and passion to make a difference. >>> tonight new developments as we see disturbing video of a shooting last mo
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with disabilities at 800.974.6006 tty/v and get fios tv - ranked highest in overall customer satisfaction by j.d. power and associates. america's top rated internet--now even faster, and crystal clear phone service. all for just $79.99 a month for 6 months. plus, for a limited time, a free multi-room dvr for 3 months. that's an overall savings of $240 dollars over six months. don't miss this unbeatable value 3 great services, for the price of 2. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800.974.6006 tty/v today. >> the hope rises again. and the dream lives on. [cheers] >> on this wednesday morning we get back to our top story, the death of senator ted kennedy. for over a half century we watched him grow up, mourn, make mistakes, run for president, be a liberal leader. we look back now at the keeper and casualty of camelot. >> reporter: to most americans ted kennedy was the staunch liberal with the famous last name. in reality, he was a legislative work horse, a millionaire who became a powerful advocate for the middle class. >> speed up. >> reporter: born in boston in 1932 edw
. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800-974-6006 tty/v today and for only $79.99 a month for 12 months with a 3 year contract you'll also get our award winning internet security suite, unlimited nationwide calling, and over $180 back in available online rebates. plus, the reliability of the verizon network. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800-974-6006 tty/v today for the verizon single line business pak and data protection pak. one of the many tools in the verizon small business toolbox. >>> this just in. the wife of u.s. representative don young has died. she was 67 years old. young died early this morning at the couple's great falls, virginia, resident. youngs had been married for some 46 years. >>> researchers in france have found a new strain of the aids virus. the patient is a 62-year-old woman from africa. she tested positive five years ago. the strain she has differs from the three known strains of the aids virus. the findings were reported recently. >>> kevin costner escaped unharmed. his manager and he were caught underneath
of the mentally disabled. here's drew levenson reporting for wjz with more reaction to this maryland resident's passing. >> reporter: eunice kennedy shriver died overnight at cape cod hospital, surrounded by family. the 88-year-old suffered a series of strokes in recent years. her sole surviving brother, senator edward kennedy, who has been battling a brain tumor, said in a statement "though the special olympics will be her enduring monument, in our family, she'll be remembered as a loyal and loving sister, a treasured wife to sarge, and a wonderful mother and grandmother." shriver is also survived by her husband, five children, and 19 grandchildren. daughter maria shriver's husband, california governor arnold schwarzenegger, called his mother-in-law the light of the family. president obama said that shriver will be remembered as a champion for people with intellectual disabilities. who taught our nation and our world that no physical or mental barrier can restrain the power of the human spirit. inspired in part by the struggles of her mentally disabled sister, eunice kennedy shriver organize
for customers with disabilities at 800-974-6006 tty/v today and for only $79.99 a month for 12 months with a 3 year contract you'll also get our award winning internet security suite, unlimited nationwide calling, and over $180 back in available online rebates. plus, the reliability of the verizon network. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800-974-6006 tty/v today for the verizon single line business pak and data protection pak. one of the many tools in the verizon small business toolbox. >> covering the nation, former giants wide receiver plaxico burress will not be on the field tonight for the exhibition game in chicago. you will be behind bars. -- he will be behind bars. he was indicted on two counts of criminal possession of oia weapon. he decided to plead guilty instead of going to trial. >>> the world's fastest man already broke the world record in the 100-meter dash in germany earlier this week. he picked up another gold medal in world record time in the 200-meter dash. he finished at 19.19 seconds. you may remember him as an amazing all of the performer last ye
center for customers with disabilities at 800.974.6006 tty/v unlike cable, fios brings 100% fiber optics straight to your home, for razor sharp tv, america's top rated internet-- now even faster, and crystal clear phone service. all for just... for 6 months. it's like getting 3 services for the price of 2. that's a $180 savings over six months for the best in home entertainment. don't miss this unbeatable value 3 great services, for the price of 2. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800.974.6006 tty/v this if fios. this is big. >> a controversy judge on the reality show "america and i know" is going home. paula abdul is leaving the show after eight seasons. the fox network confirmed the report today. she was a successful singer and dancer before she joined " american idol." >>> instead of tweeting about their mood or a favorite song, some companies are discovering they get better service by using twitter. why many major companies are paying attention to twitter. >> got a complaint? you call the customer service line, you often hear something like this. >> your cal
that caroline kennedy was married. she delivered the eulogy for the developmentally disabl sister rosemary who made a lasting impact on eunice. >> never say no, never stopping. you can make a difference to change this world. >> in 1962, kennedy shriver invited 100 special needs kids to her home and started camp schreiber to help kids excel through physical activity -- camp shriver to help kids exile for physical activity. >> it was her passion, her drive, and some would say her political muscle that really got this movement off the ground. >> hd notatte ndr co the way as he fights brain cancer. her daughter, maria shriver and his nephew robert kennedy jr. work mourners that arrived. one disabled man left the car that said, "she taught us to stand tall." >>> it is a life sentence with no chance of parole for jose garcia. he was convicted of the brutal death and robbery of a 63-year- old woman. he targeted elderly women in montgomery county in northwest washington. some of them testified at today's sentencing hearing. after the judge delivered the life sentence, victims said that justice has bee
start the special olympics in 1968 to help young kids with disabilities to compete. >> there was a sister they had that was developmentally challenged. >> she also arranged for clients to get maintenance work and other jobs at the kennedy center. the idea that developmentally disabled people could and should leave you -- at least the useful lives. -- lead useful lives. >> she to people out of the shadows and help people who did not know what to do with their children when they were born. >> energy radiated from her. everyone was wondering how she did do so much, it was all for the community. >> senator edward kennedy continues to battle brain cancer. the family put out a statement tonight saying that the entire family is with her. they are grateful for the prayers of her many friends. in northwest washington, abc 7 news. >> and in addition to her work with the special olympics, she received the presidential medal of freedom by president ronald reagan in 1984. she was also a founder of the institute of child health and development. >>> we are monitoring a developing
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eunice shriver an extraordinary woman and a champion for the rights of the mentally disabled. drew levinson has reaction to the death of president john f. kennedy's sister. >> reporter: eunice kennedy shriver died overnight at cape cod hospital surrounded by family. the 88-year-old suffered a series of strokes in recent years. her sole surviving brother, ted kennedy who has been battling a brain tumor said though the special olympics will be her enduring monument in our family she'll be remembered as a loyal and treasured wife to sarge and a wonderful mother and grandmother. her daughter maria shrivers husband, california governor arnold schwarzenegger called his mother-in-law the light of the family. president obama said that shriver will be remembered as a champion for people with intellectual disabilities who taught our nation and the world that no physical or mental barrier can restrain the power of the human spirit. inspired by the struggles of her mentally disabled sister. she organized the first special olympics in 1968. lis torians have long documented shriver's achievement
to millions after founding the special olympics. the compassion that she had for her mentally disabled sister, rosemary, greatly influenced her advocacy for others with special needs. now only two members of that original kennedy dynasty remain, but the next generation is already carrying on their legacy. and the kennedy family, well known here in cape cod, the family's hyannis port compound has served as their sanctuary for decades. and what does this area mean to the kennedys? >> i think for the kennedys, it was a place they could come and relax. it started as a vacation home for them, joe kennedy bought the first home on the compound in hyannis port, and over the years, it has been a place they come to gather for weddings, for celebrations, for birthdays, and also in times of tragedy. but it's a place where the kennedys are known, but it's not like they're celebrities. this is a really laid back place. it's not very fancy. they live on a public street and they're part of the community. they come here for mass on weekends and both mrs. shriver and ambassador shriver would go to daily mass.
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to one incredible deal from fios. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800.974.6006 tty/v unlike cable, fios brings 100% fiber optics straight to your home, for razor sharp tv, america's top rated internet-- now even faster, and crystal clear phone service. all for just... for 6 months. it's like getting 3 services for the price of 2. that's a $180 savings over six months for the best in home entertainment. don't miss this unbeatable value 3 great services, for the price of 2. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800.974.6006 tty/v this if fios. this is big. >> another maryland there has died from the h1n1 swine flu and now health officials are urging you to take all precautions available. bever underlying medical conditions. the symptoms are fever, cough, and sore throat. wash your hands often, especially after coughing, sneezing, or blowing your nose. we have more information on our website wbaltv.com. >> in tonight's medical alert, people are flooding members of congress with so many e-mails over health reform they have overloaded th
from fios. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800.974.6006 tty/v now to sign up. and get fios tv - ranked highest in overall customer satisfaction by j.d. power and associates america's top rated internet-- now even faster, and crystal clear phone service. all for just... it's like getting 3 services for the price of 2. that's a 180 dollars savings over six months for the best in home entertainment. don't miss this unbeatable value 3 great services, for the price of 2. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800.974.6006 tty/v today. >> one of the baltimore's last remaining independent birth centers celebrated a milestone today, its 1,000th birth. the baby is the proof. he was born at special beginnings approximate birth center on august 6. the birth wasn't recognized until today. the center not only helps families with childbirth but with women's health and breastfeeding. the center is trying to get congress to pass legislation to allow payment of fees. >> if we can't receive reimbursement for our facility fee for medicaid, we can't care for l
're actually pretty quiet around the area. i have word of a disabled vehicle on the north side of the outer loop, approaching the stevenson exit, be aware of that. and georgetown road and slate avenue, use caution there as well. you can follow me on twitter, maryland traffic to get your updates tweeted to you directly. jfx at northern parkway, traffic moving along nicely. back to you. >>> we're coming up on 6:01. she was sitting in her house watching tv. >> it's amazing. just minding your own business, a stray bullet from the outside world comes in an hits her. sherrie johnson reports on the shooting of a community activist. >> reporter: you're right. she was just sitting at home watching tv in her south baltimore home when all of a sudden shots rang out. when the smoke cleared miss shirley, a community activist had been shot in the shoulder. the shooting happened 9:00 last night in the 2800 block of carver road in cherry hill. police responded to a call of shots fired in the area, a few minutes later received another call of a woman shot. neighbors say several men were actually in the stre
for people with disabilities that eventually became the special olympics. throughout her life, she was a driving force for special olympics games and more importantly the athletes. >> i don't think there is a finer example of a person who grew up with great wealth but focused that wealth and that intensity on reaching out to the world's marginalized citizens, the folks that have been ignored and beaten down by our society. as a human being and a woman, she was a force of nature. >> you will say to others everywhere, "come to our world where we are free, free to choose our sport." >> for those athletes, her dedication has made all the difference in their lives. >> because of her vision, i have gotten to do so much, being involved in special olympics and on the outside getting to do the best i can. >> she was a woman born to privilege who dedicated her life to the idea that people with disabilities could achieve more than anyone ever thought. >> it made such a difference in some many families including mine. my brother has than an athlete for many years right here in maryland. he has
and more. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800-974-6006 tty/v today to order fios tv, internet and phone for just... that's like getting all three amazing fios services for the price of two. and now get even faster internet speeds. plus, ask about our free wi-fi with thousands of hotspots nationwide. to get amazing tv, blazing fast internet, and phone at this incredible low price call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800-974-6006 tty/v today. >>> put on your running shoes. whether you're preparing for the baltimore marathon, 5k or quick run around the clock we want to make sure you're doing it the right way. olympian ian roberts joins us. you ran in the sydney olympics. >> that's correct. >> 300 meters. >> that's correct. >> how did you do? >> quarterfinals, unfortunately, didn't make it past the quarterfinals. >> but you're with the world's greatest athletes. >> absolutely. exp how long you been running? >> probably 15 years. >> the reason we brought him in. he's going to talk about the fourth annual running clinic put on by st. agnes hospit
incredible deal from fios. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800.974.6006 tty/v unlike cable, fios brings 100% fiber optics straight to your home, for razor sharp tv, america's top rated internet-- now even faster, and crystal clear phone service. all for just... for 6 months. it's like getting 3 services for the price of 2. that's a $180 savings over six months for the best in home entertainment. don't miss this unbeatable value 3 great services, for the price of 2. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800.974.6006 tty/v this if fios. this is big. >>> we took a closer look at omega 3 fatty acids. doctors say you should be getting more of them into your diet. they are mostly found in fish but all of a sudden they've been popping up in all kinds of food you'll find at the grocery store. how healthy are these foods? abc2 news kelly swoope takes us shopping to find out. >> reporter: after a routine visit to the doctor jennifer got a wakeup call. >> my doctor told me if i don't get my cholesterol level down she'll put me on medication. >> repo
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